1st March 2019

New colours are all around

Unusually at this time of year, because of the continued warmth, driving along our local lanes is a pleasure. tête-à-tête daffodils have been out for a […]
19th February 2019

Spring is on its way!

I believe I need to start with the beauty of the advancing spring. Whether it is our gardens, or out on the farm it is all […]
14th February 2019

Calves, lambs & soggy paths

Where to start… Friday was a foul day as regards weather, so the final stage of TB testing was cold and wet for those involved. Just […]
8th February 2019

A testing time

The week has passed without major incident. The vet had to be called out to tend a young heifer who had a nasty wound from a […]
1st February 2019

From Invertebrates to Opiates!

You might well have expected some comment on the first of a three match test series with the West Indies. In the circumstances I can think […]
23rd January 2019

The farm is in ‘good heart’

Well winter is trying to come but so far, although it is certainly slightly colder, we have seen little sign of snow or hard frosts. As […]
21st January 2019

Snowdrops, Daffodils & Primroses!

Having had a taste of winter, it now seems that mild weather is to come. Indeed, aside from leafless trees and cruelly trimmed hedges, given the […]
11th December 2018

The year has been a good one

No doubt I fail, but I do attempt to avoid political issues, however the issue of Brexit is clearly not a party political issue since both […]
3rd December 2018

All cattle in the barn for winter

Well this week has certainly had a real effect on our pastures. Though the Bow Brook remains well below its banks, the fields are now too […]